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breaking news - the sailors released. 10 americans set free by iran, accused of the trespassing in iranian waters. >> i don't want to just talk about next year, i want to focus on the next 5 years, the next 10 years and beyond president obama's final state of union address, accomplishments and helps for the future. >> the n.f.l. rams get the okay to return to the place they call home for a place they called home for decades. and a billion and a half dollars for the lottery - tickets sales are climbing
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higher welcome to "your world this morning." i'm stephanie sy. >> i'm del walters. we are following that breaking news. 10 american sailors are back in u.s. custody, after spending a night detained and questioned by iran. iran stopped two navy vessels on tuesday as they entered iranian waters. the boats were en route from center of excellence of brain aging to kuwait. they were accused of trespassing, one had a mechanical failure, and iran appeared to have accepted that explanation. >> the officials are taking it seriously. they are not overreacting for the simple fact that these are sensitive times, and soon the nuclear deal between iran and the united states and the international community will be implemented guly, that includes lift -- fully, that includes
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lifting of sanctions. some people are assuming that this was some kind of provocation in order to create a tension and delay the lifting of the sanctions regime in the next few days or so. >> it has been a long night in washington d.c. rosalind jordan is life on the phone. what have we learnt about the sailor's release? >> well, the release came at 3:43 eastern time this morning. and the sailors were boarded on to a u.s. navy vessel, and have been taken ashore. we don't know if they have been returned to kuwait, which is where they started the trip yesterday, tuesday, at about noon eastern time. but obviously it started to be expected that they'll be checked out. that they are going to be briefed about the short time in detention, and they'll have to make a decision about whether these 10 sailors can continue with their mission.
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the hope was, according to senior administration officials on tuesday, was that they would be released promptly. that's a word that initial used and they'd get back to their regular deployment. the riverine patrol boat. the military speed boat, firearms and basic intelligence equipment. it is said that they were not on on intelligence mission. they have been taken under control by others, who continue to take the boats down to center of excellence of brain aging, which is the home of the kuwait. >> it's raising concerns. a polite relationship between iran and the u.s. could we see implications further. >> there was some concern about
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why the iranians, one, would have taken the sailors into custody, if, as the u.s. miltsry said, one of the rif reens was having mechanical problems, which is what everyone on both sides are agree to. there have been peel both here in the u.s. and iran opposed to the deal, mainly because they don't think that the possibility of closer relations should be entertained. they see the nuclear deal as a way of trying to bring into the international community, and the u.s. perspective of trying to legitimize. there are people in both countries opposed to that. there are people in iran who don't like the idea of a relationship with the united states. it couldn't be of comfort that
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the secretary of state called the iranian prime minister on tuesday, and talked with him about the way to get these sailors released as quickly as possible. so whether this is going to delay in any way what is expected to be the implementation. nuclear deal. where iran promises it will never build nuclear weapons, the hope was that this was a mechanical breakdown, there wasn't anything untoward going on on the u.s.'s part, and they should be returned to the u.s.'s custody as quickly as possible. >> the ten u.s. sailors released a senior fellow at the atlantic council, former u.s. diplomat and foreign policy advisor to david petraeus and joins us to discuss the latest
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developments from illinois, on the 10 sailors released. i want to call up the picture released by a newsagencies, an iranian state newsagency. first of all, what would be the purpose of releasing sailors. that may speak to some as being used to some sort of proppa ganda. >> i tried calling him on the phone. i don't see the picture you are referring to. if you can show what it shows? >> essentially what it is, is all 10 of the sailors in the battle fatigue sitting around bored in a holding room. they have arms folded. the point i guess i'm trying to make is the picture has been released at all. >> that does kind of - you know, there's a lot of folks in iran that want to take advantage of
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anything that can embarrass the united states or other international powers, and perhaps showing the sailors disarmed and holding is one way to do that. the other thing is it does demand that they are safe, they are not being detained in difficult conditions, and so it could serve either of those purposes, but perhaps, yes, discretion would have demanded that it may have been better not to release it. >> what do you make. timing of the incident. was it coincidental or intentional to actually seize the sailors. >> that's a great question. there could be rogue elements in the republican guard that are taking advantage of opportunities to put the fragile nuclear agreement into jeopardy. however, you know, the breakthrough item here is unlike
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in the past when an incident would happen frequently, and they happened when i was at u.s. central command, now there is a capacity for, you know, foreign - foreign minister or the secretary of state to get into contact with each other and de-escalate the situation right away. that didn't exist before, and that has maybe turned something that could have been a long dragged out situation into something that could be resolved in a day. so that, at least, is a sign that there is some progress, but, yes, there is still concern about how volatile the gulf region is. released, as you say in less than 24 hours. thank you for your insights this morning. by a show of contrast, when british sailors were held, they were held for 13 days. this is what is most
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remarked pon getting iran to ship out its enriched iranian through the deal is one of the many achievements that president obama touted in his state of union address. the president appealed for a less fractious style of government and hit back at critics saying america is on the wrong track. mike viqueira is in washington. it's what the president did not do, delivering a lists of the legislative priorities, what is the reaction from both sides of the aisle? >> i think you are right in a sense, it's a speech that only a president entering his end term in office could have given. he scolded republicans, almost bordering on ridicule and urged republicans to do, change the tone in washington. >> you, the president of the
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united states. president obama didn't just tout his record, he dared republicans to dispute it - on the economy. >> anyone claiming that america's economy is in decline is pedalling fiction. on who is to blame for the recession. >> food stamp recipients did not cause the financial crisis. recklessness on wall street did. >> reporter: it was the same on climate change and the fight against i.s.i.l. president obama using the last state of the union to deliver an in your face address directed at republicans, who spent much of the evening sitting on their hands. his scorn extended to the campaign trail. the republican that called for men bombers to make the syrian sand grow. >> our answers need to be more than tough talk. and the president hit back at republicans, who wanted him to lay the battle of i.s.i.l. on one of islamic terrorism.
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>> we don't need to push away allies, by echoing the line that i.s.i.l. is representative of a large religion. in a surprise, there were echos of that criticism in the republican response. the governor called out the most strident voices in her own party. >> during anxious time, it could be tempting to follow the call of the angriest voices. we must resist that temptation. >> with the first vote set to be cast in three weeks, and the race to success president obama. hayley made the case for a republican. >> if we held the white house, taxes would be lower, and we'd put the breaks on run away spending and debt. >> nicky hayley is touted as a possible vice president yam candidate this cominger year. republicans gather for their convention. her speech is gathering prays
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and scorn from conservatives who note what she said about donald trump. the angriest voice, and she had a maya cull pea. the g.o.p. has contributed to the erosion of public trust in government. a controversial speech, although well received by the republicans. the president talking about that. his only regret is he didn't end the partisanship. how unusual was that type of admission. >> it's unusual and kind of ironic. here we have an individual president obama who ran in 2000 and 2008 on change, hope and change and changing the tone in washington. last night a tacit admission that he was unable to do that, as you reported, one of the few
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regrets is an inability to change the rancor and suspicion. it's gotten worst. he has some solutions. he wants to end the practice of districts known as gerrymandering, the rising prevalence of dark money, money in the campaign system. and wants to make it easier for votes. >> senior washington correspondent mike viqueira in washington. back overseas. 14 people have been killed after a suicide attack near a polo evacuation center in sworn pakistan. the bombing happened on the outskirts of qatar. 12 of the dead were police. the bombing happened before vaccinations teams were dispatched. 10 are dead in cameroon after two female suicide bombers attacked a mosque near the border of nigeria, the government believes the bombers
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came over the border, cameroon is part of a force trying to defeat boko haram. >> turkey arrested a person in connection with two attacks. the government is trying to reassure the people that security is being beefed up. >> turkey is exerting a lot of effort to fight terrorism, and turkey is adopting a decisive stand against terrorism and terrorists. during the recent attack, and even one week before this attack, we have stopped 220 persons being affiliated to i.s.i.l. officials detained three russian nationals for suspected links to i.s.i.l. this morning. andrew simmonds is in istanbul with the latest. >> well, they were really
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stretching out what a colossal job security and agencies had on their hands, and me mentioned a lot of figures after referring to the arrest of one of the suspects on tuesday night. there were more than 3,300 i.s.i.l. suspects detained since the war began. out of that, 850 have been charge said are and are in gaol. the vast majority are foreigners. the countries they came to are from are not cooperating enough. >> this is clearly criticism of those pointing a finger. clearly they are stepping up the pressure now, and that means a fight back from i.s.i.l.
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the latest, the third attack. a bit of information on the suicide bomber himself, and why he'd been identified so quickly was because he had, according to the turkish authorities crossed the syrian border illegally, and it appears that the date, january 5th relates to the date he was fingerprinted here in istanbul. he was treated like any syrian coming across the border, it was not on a terror list. his name was nabil fadli, and that has been distributed by security forces. it was of saudi origin, but a citizen and member of the turkish authorities. thank you andrew simmonds in istanbul north korea is calling for an expansion of its nuclear arsenal. kim jong un called for the detonation of a powerful h box. this, days after pyongyang put
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out images showing the firing of a ballistic message. footage appears to be fake, say experts president obama says the top military official has been the target of a hacker. james clapper saying his personal account were compromised. the governments has not confirmed that. >> when we come back, a housing crisis for teachers. >> many can no longer afford to live in the communities where they teach. the only way to get better is to challenge yourself,
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generations. [ clapping ]. >> that's how we reformed our health care system and reinvented our energy sector president obama highlighting his accomplishments over the past 7 years in his final state of union address. >> the president focused on a futures of hope, calling for americans to be optimistic at a time of change. joe is a democratic political strategist joining us from washington. thanks for your time. the first african-american president giving a stooun yn address, going back to the message of change. if you watch speaker paul ryan, the look on his face representing half of americans this disapprove what this president did. >> pauline had difficulty agreeing with anything that this president is doing. i'm not sure what is going on on that side of the aisle. they refused to give credit for
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accomplishmen accomplishments. one day, down the road, when they make the biopic of president obama, this is is the crescendo, the final call, the closing curtain. he laid out all his accomplishments, they are tata mount to greatness. he did good things economically, socially. the ability for an individual to be married to the person they love is a huge stride. he has taken this country forward. >> he went into the speech with a 47% disapproval rating. one of the most remarkable moments was this. take a listen. >> it's one of the few regrets of my presidency, that the rancor and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better even as he admitted that he has not been able to unite the sides. did the speech go to lengths to bridge the divide. >> instead of talking to the
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members of the chamber, he spoke to the american people about politics. he would have said there was nothing to fear. he had to come up and say listen. we can't be afraid of the future. there was a large history going into retirement. we can't be afraid of that. it will come. we have to adapt or we die. and he was clear. we have started the adaptations. join me, let's get the stuff down. ever since he took office. even senator mcconnell said it ourselves. we knew because of generational changes, democrats could lock in votes for generations, and we did. >> he spoke of a lot of high-minded values, and seems to speak directly and take jabs at
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republican presidential candidates. did that surprise you. was that unusual to do. >> i was surprised how he went after the rhetoric. he needed to. he needed to make sure the american people stayed focus on the future and not being afraid of the boogie can. it's about time. one thing i will say about the president. is he has not stuck it to the guys in two years. they have been drumming up fears. when it comes to national security, it was one of four points, not the first. did the president - was he able to relate to the fears of americans, he downplayed i.s.i.l. they were a bunch of radicals.
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does that resonate with the american people. >> i think the american people. it's a tough pill to followment the candidates that have been out there have been telling americans to be afraid of the people, who are half a world away. >> the statement that republicans make, this is the worst terror throat is false. we've been in two wars. we've been facing terror for a long time. the difference now it we had regional partners taking the threat. something president bush was unable to do. now when we look back at this. the president started the debate of you have to be realistic in your fears.
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this is not something you should look at. >> in the same breath, i.s.i.l. represents a threat to americans. thank you for your insights this morning. >> in the republican response, south carolina's government taking aim at the president. it's not unusual, and a fellow republican. they are full of rhett orric. haes coming short. they seemed to take a swipe. they called on voters to avoid the call. the south carolina as you heard them say earlier is a presidential candidate and south carolina said economy is flourishing under the governor. not everyone is enjoying the success. >> reporter: hard to believe, charleston had the same mayor
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for 40 years. it's a new era, six months after a mass shooting at a church. >> charleston was a flashpoint for deep divisions, with one of the highest concentrations of black people in america. nearly 28%, more than sways the average. the new era focussing on the economy. governor nicky hayley who delivered the g.o.p. response is a republican star because of the impressive numbers that the state now enjoys, year over year employment grow 2.6% compared to the average of 1.9%. it's a good news story, not for everyone, and not for all businesses. 85-year-old mark started on the outskirt of the city.
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>> how many customers are you serving a week or a day. >> over 50 sometimes. >> today the restaurant is enough for her and a handful of employees to make a living. a lot have famed. >> 10 businesses are open on the street. on this street right here. >> what type of businesses are these? >> it's food. >> any black businesses. >> no, i'm the only black. >> ha wave of black residents are being priced out of the city as competition for housing intensifies fuel by high earning workers moving to the states, along the picture perfect water front. a multi-million mansion, a quarter of families bring home less than 25,000 a year, and a significant number are black. african-americans and south carolina are plm three times
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more likely than whites. >> you can't downplay the legacy. >> his research shows many segments insisted that the workforce is not benefitting. and black citizens on average are suffering more than most. african-americans in the state, are twice as likely to be employed. we inherit a lot of features, and one of them is minority group of people that did not receive the educational benefits or partake in economic developments. >> members made clear if more is not done soon, there's much at risk. >> if we don't put a halt to gentrification, that which makes us unique, which is the kument our, will be lost and be like
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every other city u.s.a. the heart and sole will disappear. >> good news on the economic front - oil prices plunging. >> ahead. what is behind the drop in the changes it's posing to the world economy and the legendary purchase of tinsel town - a chinese tycoon buying a hollywood studio.
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welcome back to your world this morning. taking a look at today's top stories, president obama has delivered his final state of the union address. one full of accomplishments and an admission that he has not done enough to bring democrats and republicans together. he talked about a evived auto
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industry, more jobs & called for an i need to partisan politics. >> sailors sailors are in u.s. custody. they entered iranian waters but the pentagon said one had a mechanical failure. the navy boats were returned to bahrain to kuwait. people have been killed in southwestern pakistan. 12 were police. dozens were injured. the bombing happened shortly before vaccination teams were to be dispatched as part of an immunization campaign. >> oil prices are pointing up. the price dipped below $30 a barely since 203, down 17% so far this year. al jazeera's patricia sabga is here with more. did we hit the bottom ol oil prices on tuesday and now we are seeing them point back up? >> very few analysts think we have hit the bottom and some are
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calling for oil in the $20 barely range. some are calling for as low as $16 per peril. let's separate the day-to-day gyrations because oil got a bump on better than expected trade data on china and it showed weekly inventories had been drawn down a little bit more than expected as well. those are positive. is it does not take away the fact there is a global glut of oil right now, that opec is pumping massively? >> right. al general downward trend on crude prices that we are talking about. fracking is also a part of that as well? >> exactly. we are seeing shale oil producers in the united states are under a lot of pressure because their costs of producing are higher. there was a call made this week that predicted up to 1 third of u.s. shale fracking firms could
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go bankrupt. they issued bonds when times were good and oil prices were higher. oil prices are severely depressed. they don't have the revenues to pay the money they borrowed. >> that could mean a lot of lost jobs. >> it already has been. last year we lost 129,000 jobs in the mining sector. the bulk of those from the shale oil patch. >> see precipitous drop of the price of crude oil over the last five years, patty. what are the fluctuating oil prices signal about, i guess they are not really fluctuating. they are going down. what does that signal about the global economy right now? >> you have to look at what's driving it. the oil glut that comes at the time china is slowing down. this is what really royal oil prices last week. its appetite for energy and raw materials tends to dissipate. >> filters to oil producers and come on thety producers. the overall effect is to shrink the overall volume of global trade. if you are not producing as much, you don't need as much
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energy. these are fundamentals weighing on the global economy. we have had a stark note out of rbs which actually warned the world is nowhere close to where they are fairly quote cataclysmic year ahead. people are making bearish calls on the price of oil and the impact on the global economy. >> something like sell everything in that statement. patty sagba. >> to robert bryce who studies oil and energy at the manhattan institute joining us live from austin texas. thanks for being with us this morning. celebrate because we are paying less at the pump, but is this a double-edged sword? is there a part of this story that's going to hurt us and nip us in the bud? >> you are right. there is a downside to this. that's the slowdown in overall economic activity here in the u.s. it was just a couple of years ago that the perdue economist
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estimated the added 3 percentage points, roughly $500,000,000,000 a year in economic activity now as we see the stall really in oil and gas production and this collapse in pricing, then it's meaning job losses. i am in texas. the first half of last year in texas alone, there were 50,000 jobs lost in the oil and gas sector, globally roughly a quarter million. >> and become p saying 4,600 jobs lost as well. 0 pay check countries are cutting back on their workforce it is, their oil production, they are staying the same for everything, there is a cause and effect. in the 1970 did, we learned that oil could be used as a weapon with opec. are now seeing, i guess, the stabilization of oil as a co commodity and a threat? >> that's a great question, del. let's look at this historically. the problem and the key
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skrupingsz in the oil markets over time -- and i am talking about decades or a century, has been too much oil, not too much. from the 1930s to the 1973, the texas railroad commission effectively controlled global supply and, therefore, global price. from '73 to thanksgiving day of 2014, it was opec that was controlling supply and there, therefore, helping keep the price up. today, opec is in at that timers. you see as you pointed out, opecoopec commission where the saudis are saying we are not going to cede market share to others and in particular, iran and iraq they have opened the spigots as a way to not only control market share but to prevent some of their rivals in the gulf from producing more oil and, therefore, more revenue. >> in that battle, saudi arabia is saying it is going to continue pumping oil and nigeria says you are killing opec. who wins? >> consumers, i guess, in the
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united states. motorists win. we are seeing a collapse in gasoline prices as well. but i think that it's a multi-loser game. remember, part of this is in the lead in to this segment, we heard about the u.s. producers, but just in the last nine years, 10 years, u.s. production has increased by 3.6 million barrels per day. that's equal to two members of opec, he can wad door and kuwait. so these american producers, for all of the technical marvel that they brought and genius really to producing more oil, they are going to be hurt badly. >> china is a huge player, huge consumer of oil. how does this affect them? >> remember this downturn is part of the downturn in all commodity prices.
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i was looking at liquidfied natural gas, the spot prices? 675. 14 months ago, it was about 12.50. iron ore prices are down about about $40 now. four years ago, they were near 200. this is part of a broader collapse really going to effect channel. >> robert bryce joining us from austin texas. thank you very much. steph? >> del, the national guard is preparing to flint. michigan's governor called the solids outed to hand out water bottles and filters. authorities have been struggling to get supplies to residents as they deal with lead contamination in the water supply. new details of what teachers are doing to make ends meet. the national center for education statistics say 16% of teachers across the u.s. work a second job. the highest rate is in north carolina where nearly a quarter
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have to get income outside the cla classroom. in the san francisco bay area where rent is soarring, it's a challenge for educators to find affordable housing. lease a barnard looked into one company finding those teachers find home. >> donna mckinnon is a passionate teacher with an engaged 1st grade class, but in california's silicon valley, where rents are sky high and teachers' salaries are not, it's a challenge to attract and keep teachers like her. but mckinnon and her husband say they are here to stay thanks for the santa clara school district. 14 years ago, the school district built the casa de del maestro, the house of the teacher with below market rents for teachers like mckinnon? >> they recognize the financial difficulty maybe particular to these kind of areas that has gotten inequality between
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salaries. >> according to the california teachers' association, teachers in santa clara make between 55 and $99,000 a year. the immediateiant sales price for a home here $970,000. market rate for a two-bedroom rental here is 27 on $00. other school districts across the country are looking to either build units like these or come up with other ways for teachers to be able to afford to live in the communities they work in. >> about 40 miles north, in oakland, there is a roughly one acre lot that the school board is considering for a possible teacher housing complex. board of education member jodi london says the teacher should give teachers some sort of assistance. >> help them purchase up a home, set up a revolving loan fund where they can purchase something. that's a great solution. >> some say subsidizing housing is not the right solution. the president of the oakland teachers' union questions the
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practicality of school district housing. >> whether school districts really should become landlords and developers. and that is kind of a scary proposition. we have a lot on our plate already. >> donna mckinnon says creative solutions to retain teachers are critical for the sake of the children they teach. >> sometimes a teacher is the one thing that is consistent in their life. that's important that those connections are kept. >> just look at this, mckinnon says she can connect with her students more deeply with more focus and energy, thanks to the location of her apartment. her formerly hour-long commute is now five minutes from casa del maestro. saint a clara, california. >> for the first time in more than 20 years, football is returning to los angeles, but la's game will be a payne loss for st. louis and they might not be alone. john henry smith has the story.
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>> reporter: celebration in los angeles. >> thank you, god. >> yeah. >> devastation in st. louis. >> i really am -- we are going to miss them. >> my dad is a season ticket holder 20 years. it's depressing. >> after deliberation in houston, 30 of 32 n.h.l. owners voutd to allow stan crockey to move the rams back to los angeles. two decades after the team left for missouri. >> a great wrong perpetrated 21 years ago has now been right. >> many owners praised the proposed $1.86 billion privately financed stadium and entertainment venue in englewood calling it the right way to return proceed football to the l.a. market. >> absolutely the greatest plan that has ever been conceived in sports as far as how to put the show on, and that's what los angeles deserves. >> for fans in st. louis, the news came as a slap in the face,
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especially after city leaders pledged $150 million to replace the 21-year-old edward jones dome. n.f.l. commission roger goodell called that stadium and the proposal to replace it inadequate? >> we gave them a stadium, willing to give them a new stadium, a wonderful stadium and i think they let us down. >> i understand the emotional side. i have a responsibility, also, to take care of the organization and a responsibility to my 31 other partners to have first-class facility. >> as part of the n.f.l.'s l.a. grooept, the san diego chargers have a year to consider whether to move to the new stadium as well. if the chargers decide to stay where they are, the right to move to. >> l.a. goes to the oakland raiders. >> the excitement that we feel about being able to return the rams to los angeles is balanced with a disappointment that we weren't able to get it done for our fans in st. louis, san diego
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and oakland. >>. >> about those three placestion commissioner goodell did announce the league would contribute $100 million to new stadiums in both oakland and san diego if those cities are able to reach new stadium agreements with their team. >> when is the new stadium in engel wood going to be ready? >> it won't be soon really, stephanie. 2019 is is the debut date. >> means the rams must play somewhere else until then. there has been speculation the ramirez's former home, the 1003 seat stands could be an oh, my goodness. >> i remember when l.a. had the rams andraders. john henry smith, thank you very much. baseball is mourning the loss of am hall of famer. the new york giants' outfitter, one of the first black players. he played most of his career in the negro leagues before the color barrier was shattered. he later became a major league executive.
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he was voted into the hall of fame in 1973. that was the first year it was open to negro league stars. >> counting the cash. >> powerball, hottest ticket in town. where that money from all of those ticket sales is going. >> finding a fix. one possible solution to what causes hover boards to catch fire.
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>> the powerball keeps going up. tonight's draw, 1 and a ha$1 an billion dollars. >> that's the largest in the lot rein world history. it makes the lump sum payout about $930 million. >> there is a lot at stake in tonight's drawing. there is the cash being spent by people hoping to get rich. live this morning in chicago. andy, millions of us have been buying these $2 powerball tickets. i just have a feeling you are about to burst our bubble.
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>> it's a terrible investment, stephanie, is what one economist cold us waiting for more people to show up here to buy tickets, you said you have a better chance of winning any money at all going to casino so astronomcally bad are the chances, you can flip a coin dozens of time and have it land on heads each time as part of the bad odds but you know what? nobody cares. >> i want the winning ticket. >> the one store in all of chicago that is king of lot rewinnings is this one on the south side. at this gas station, the store has developed out five wins of $20,000 or more over the last five years. more than any other store and no one knows why. >> people think it is lucky. maybe they get a lucky one from here. >> they sell more in lot retickets here than in gas. but some critics rerndz that people are so intoxicated by this incredible number, over a billion dollars, that they are
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spending more than they can afford on lot retickets, particularly in this neighborhood, which is not wealthy. >> everybody has got his budget. they play according to budget. we never force nobody. >> we ask the executive districtor of powerball if the lot reis doing enough to emphasize the terrible odds of winning? and he told us it's a very inexpensive form of entertainment that gives people a chance to dream for a couple of days and the lot retakes seriously the responsibility that tells people not to spend too. we didn't find a single person here who felt pressure to over spend. >> it's look their super bowl. i don't go overboard. i don't do the 1 tickets, the 20 tickets. >> each powerball state decides on its own how it will spend its own proceeds, oftening going to education. the head of power ball says texas has seen sent million dollar for education since this current cycle began in november and here, the dreaming goes on.
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>> me having an apartment, i would love, you know, to have a home and it may be someplace for my 84-year-old mom. >> student loans first. student loans. and then a couple, a house. >> the head of powerball told us that since this latest cycle started in november, stephanie, the powerball has raised about $900 million in what they call good causes. that's the money that goes up into the powerball states to be difficultied up by the state legislature. >> it's true, andy, any discussion about the lot reis whether it disposition stop portionatley impacts the pour who by some of these tickets. what are the chances nobody is a winner tonight? >> it could happen the folks at powerball changed the odds a little bit, changed the matrix of the game to make it a little tougher to win the big powerball numbers they said makes it a little easier to win the smaller prizes that go along with it. the head of that powerball
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yesterday told us there are no plans at all to change the current matrix of this game. welt find out at 11:59 eastern what's going to happen. >> andy rose deden thank you. >> there is a new battery that could solve the problem of hover boordz catching fire. here is more can can boards in the. >> resimplers at stanford university say they might have the solution for a dangerous problem: hover boards that catch on fire. videos online show is the self-balancing scooter going up in flames. officials say it's likely due to the product's battery which sometimes over heats when charging. >> the risk of them catching fire becomes higher and heur. >> so the group at stanford has come up with a new lithium ion battery that shuts down before overheati overheating. >> what we have developed is a
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thermally responsive poly member so basically if the battery over hooets, it will shut offmer so basically if the battery over hooets, it will shut off the product consumer safety commission says it's invest gaying 2200 hover boards some inside homes. >> i saw sparks. we heard a loud bang and pieces flew like a bomb. it went up in flames. >> some online retailers have pulled them from their sites. fire officials have warned owners to only charge the device outside? >> that's the only way they are going to work. do not charge them inside the house until somebody knows what the problem is and they can rectify that problem. >> hover board users will have to wait before stanford's technology commercializes. the team says it's not sure when the new batteries will hit the
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market? >> there has been no recall yet here in the u.s. as the consumer product safety commission invest goats gates those fires? >> i am worried about breaking my neck. thank you very much. >> thank you. one of the richest men in china is spending big money in hollywood, 3 and a ha$3 and a hn dollars that that produced several iconic films. rob reynolds has the story. lunchendary communications produced godzilla and pacific rim. china is fast overtaking the u.s. as the biggest movie market on earth. it's the biggest move yet by a chinese company into the u.s. entertainment industry? >> it's a good acquisition for legendary and them because they are complimentary. it fills needs for both. this is one plank in a larger
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strategy it is said it lbl the largest in china and balt major movie theatre chains in the u.s. and australia. company chairman wong jon lin has close ties to the government in beijing but critics say it's unlikely that will legend area's roster will be used to advance a political agenda. >> thomas actual has been quite forward in his saying it won't affect product, the way we do business, our existing deals. >> it reflects not only the company's global ambitions but china's desire to exercise soft power through entertainment and culture. >> wong said his goal is to take a dominant role in global media controlling 20% of the global film market by 2020.
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breaking overnight, iran releasing 10 american sailors the penitentiary gone investigating why their naval boats entered iranian territory. it's one of the few regrets of my presidency that the ranker and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better. >> one more reach across the aisle in his final state of the union. president obama's vision for america's long-term future. >> severalaf arrests one day after the terror attack in
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istanbul. >> oil prices could save you money but end up costing the global economy. >> good morning. i will del walters. >> the pentagon is promising an investigation this morning now that 10 u.s. sailors have been released from iranian custody. >> they were detained and questioned on fasi island. iran stopping them after their ships entered iranian waters. iran accused them of trespassing. >> an international law, innocent pass engers stated, their pass has has never been innocent. >> we do not deem their passage as notices. >> the pentagon says one of the boats had a mechanical failure and iran appears to have accepted that explanation.
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ays's rosalind jordan has more from washington. >> the release came at about 3:43 eastern time this morning. the sailors were first boarded odd to a u.s. navy vessel and then they have been taken ashore. now, i don't know whether they've been returned to kuwait, which is where they started their trip yesterday, tuesday, at about noon eastern time. it's to be expected they are going to be checked out, that they are going to be debriefed about their short time in detention and then, they will have to make a decision on whether these 10 sailors can continue with their mission, but the hope was according to senior administration officials on tuesday, was that they would be released promptly. that's one word that one official used with me and that they would get back to their regular deployment. now, the patrol boats, basically
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these military speed boats that are kited out with rescue equipment and firearms and, you know, some basic intelligence equipment even though it is said that they were not on any sort of intelligence mission, those vessels have been taken under control by other u.s. navy sailors who are continuing to take those boats down to bahrain. >> that's ross cylinder jordan report from washington. an iranian political analyst said they appeared to have behaved rationally. >> i think the iranians played it very rationally as they always do with americans. the iranians entered the start tory and arrested them and said they will carry out an investigation to see if this was a mistake or whether this was some sort of provocation. the iranians concluded, i think so far, that it was a genuine
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mistake and they treated those people who were detained very well americans on the other hand, continue to behave irrationally. almost immediately after these vessels were detained,n iranian territoryial waters, u.s. air craft carrier as well as u.s. naval ships took provocative actions very close to iranian territorial waters and the iranians, the navy, the revolutionary guards, told them that you are behaving irrationally and provocatively and unprofessionally. after while, the actions of the u.s. navy died down. they began to behave more reasonably and the u.s. government contacted iran and that's the end of the story. so, i think that the problem has been solved but it shows that
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iranian behavior has been much better in this instance than the american behavior. >> it bears pointing outran's prime minister told john kerry they would be released at daybreak. the iranian guard demanded an apology. >> demand was not met. president obama saying as well today, nothing on the subject. >> i made no mention of those american sailors in his final state of the of the union address. they were in iranian custody. he did tout the iranian nuclear deal as one of the many achievements during his presidency citing a robust economic, affordable care act and the landmark climate change deal. mike viqueira is live in the nation nation's capitol. the approximately focused on the future beyond his presidency and plans to kick off a discussion about that future today. where is he going? >> absolutely stephanie knee.
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legacy building on the part of obama even though he is entering his last year in. it was a victory lap, a valedictorian address he was giving to the american people. it was his last state of the union address. typically and traditionally, presidents will travel after this address to try to amplify the message, go out into the country, get news coverage to harp or at least repeat some of the themes from the speech the night before. this time, no exception. the president going to omaha, nebraska. it will have what the white house is calling a living room discussion the focus there said to be education as well as some of the other issues. he has a speech after that living room discussion. tomorrow, it's baton rouge, louisiana, and he will have a town hall meeting there and on january 20th theth, he will go to detroit for the first day of the detroit auto show, the annual event there. the president touting the resurrection of the u.s. auto industry on his watch but the speech last night, stephanie, you are absolutely right. it was a speech that could be given only by a president in his last term in office, at times
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scolding and ridiculing republicans for some of the positions they have had over the last seven years and urging the public to do and help do what he could not during his seven years in office and that's change the tone in washington. >> you, the president of the united states. >> president obama didn't just tout his record. he dared republicans to dispute it. on the economy: >> anyone claiming that america's economy is in decline is pedalling fiction. >> on who is to blame for the recession? >> food stamp recipients did not cause the financial crisis. recklessness on wall street did. >> it was the same on climate change and the fight against isil. manufacture obama using his last state of the union to deliver an in-your-face address directed at republicans who spent much evening sitting on their hands. his scorn extended to the campaign trail andnator ted cruz, the republican who called for american bombers to make the
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syrian sand glow. >> our answer needs to be more than tough talk or calls to carpet bomb civilians. >> the president hit back at republicans like donald trump who want him to label the battle against isil as one on quote radical islamic terrorism. >> we sure don't need to push away vital alleys in this fight by echoing the lie that isil is somehow representative of one of the world's largest religions. >> in the surprise, there were echoes of that will in the republican response as south caroline apneicki hailey called out the most strident voices in her party? >> during anxious times, it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. we must resist that temptation. >> with the first vote set to be cast in three weeks and the rates to succeed mr. obama in full stride, haley made the indicates for a republican in the white house. >> if we held the white house, taxes would be lower for working families and we would put the
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brakes on runaway spending and debt. >> stephanie, all of the scorn heaped on republicans by president obama from the podium there last night set up the second half of his speech where he expressed regret. one of the few regrets of my president, he said, is the ranker and successfulspicion in washington has only gotten worse on his watch and one interesting point about nikki haley, a thinly veiled shot at donald trump. that's earned her plaudits from the so-called establishment republicans but a lot of criticism this morning and late last night from conservative commentators on the right side of the spectrum. >> but the polster, frank lunds said there was extremely positive reaction to nikki hey lee's response there. president obama will be taking questions, i understand, live on youtube on friday. what can you tell us about that sent in. >> again, notice old days when the television networks ruled everything, it was sort of the road blocking coverage across
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all of the networks. you didn't have a choice but to watch the state of the union, the white house has realized that's no longer the case. they try to amplify the message traveling after the speech, of course, but taking to social media, the youtube event on friday, another example of that prior to the speech, they used social media like medium genius, snapchat and facebook and twitter to try to amplify that mention and push it out there. we should also mention that the detroit auto show on august 20th, another way in which the president will go and talk about his legacy in the auto industry coming back after being left for dead. stephanie? >> al jazeera senior washington correspondent mike viqueira. pakistani officials investigating an attack near a vaccination center in pakistan. the bomb on the outskirts of the city. 12 of the dead were to be set as
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part of an immunization campaign. another in jalilalab. >> set off this gun battle with security forces. .7 of them were killed along with three stackers. >> turkey says one person is now in custody in connection with tuesday's attack in istanbul. at least 10 people died, most of them germans. ankara is trying to reassure its people security is being stepped up. >> turkey is exerting a lot of effort to fight terrorism and sticker adopting a stitesive stand against terrorism an terrorists. during the recent attack and even one week before this attacker, we have stopped 220
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officials detained three russians. in istanbul with more. he mentioned a lot of figures after referring to the arrest of one of the suspects on tuesday night. he said that more than 3300 isil suspects detained since the war on this organization really began and he said out of that, 850 of these people have been charged and are in jail. now, he said the vast majority of those numbers, foreigners. he said the countries they have come from aren't cooperating enough. this was clearly criticism of
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those they are stepping up the pressure now. >> means a fightback from ice ill. the third attack in 12 months, there is a bit more information now on the suicide bomber, himself, and why he had been identified so quickly was because he had according to t k turkish authorities, crossed the syrian border illegally and then it appears that the date, january the 5th, relates to the date he was finger printed here in istanbul he was not on any tear lift according to authorities and his name was nabul fadley, widely distributed by security sources and was saudi origin but a syrian citizens. >> andrew simmons with the latest from the istanbul. in the past six months alone, isil attacks in turkey have killed 145 people. >> at least 10 are dead in
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camaroon after two female suicide bombers attacked a moss near the border with nigeria. another 12 were injured the government saying they believe the bombers came over the border there. camaroon is part of the regional task 40s trying to defeat boco haram. >> calling for expanding the arsenal after a disputed bomb test, state need i can't says kim jun un called for a more powerful bomb in the futuret. south korea is questioning the move. >> it's tradition for a south korea ian president to start the new year with a national address. this time, there is urgency. on the subject of the fourth nuclear test carried out last week. >> deceit full and reckless behavior as seen in the nuclear test. it was realized north korea. south korea and the u.s. will
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move forward to neutralize through strengthening joint defensive capacity said the u.n. security council needed to exact stricter punishments than in previous safrlsz enough to cause pain. she put a harsh spotlight in the china's role in making that happen noting beijing's public opposition to north korean tests the? i am certain china is well aware if such a strong wint isn't followed. we would not be able to stop and we cannot guarantee peace and stability to the peninsula. >> soth korea has made a future of taking a stronger line against provocations. she said the psychological south korean media quoting defense sources say a strike on north korean nuclear facilities will
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be rehearsed in ping yang, the fourth test remains a triumph. stayed media on wednesday quoting kim jun un, to make leaps in nuclear capability. >> james clapper of the dire direct of national intelligence said his personal accounts were compromised, james brennan says he was the person responsible. the government has not yet confirmed that president obama calls for bringing an end to devisive rhetoric part right. how his final state of the union address was received on both places of the aisle. >> rams are on their way back to
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history. how will he be rewarded. if he were a republican, would be villainized or praised? >> obviously, if he was a republican, he would probably be villa villainized by the people who are praising him. look. whether you agree with barack obama's policies or not, he has had a significant imprint on america and the world. after all, he took. america was in danger of sliding into a depression. the auto industry was mortally wounded. today, the auto industry is booming. we have cut unemployment in half. the disney is doing well. he has had something that has eluded and the climate change agreement in paris deals with what may be the most serious threat to the his legacy and
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humanity's legacy, climate change and the iran nuclear agreement which iran seems to be fulfilling really has avoided tragedy in the middle eat. >> the president, defiant in his final state of the union address action especially when it came to the economy, as you mentioned. take a license. >> anyone claim that america's economy is in decline is pedalling fiction. now... [applause.] >> what is true and the reason that a lot of americans feel anxious is that the economy has been changing in profound ways, changes that started long before the great recession hit, changes that have not let up. >> you have been talking throughout the morning about how fickle the american public has become that it is already forgotten if the millions that were lost in the last recession. the big three auto makers coming hat in hand with bail outs or
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finance are collapse. why is the public so fickle? i think we are seeing extraordinary today, the biggest gap between reality and perception that we have had in recent years, maybe in memory in the united states. now, why is this that? the 2k3wr5i9 paradox. on the one hand, americans hate their government. they believe in rugged individu individualism, limited government, fiscal responsibility. on the other hand thing expect government to deliver everything for them and if things are not going perfectly for them in the country, they blame blame the government and that is exactly until these big term elections a series of no elections. >> that's no, we don't like
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what's going on. we may not have an answer. we may not have a solution. regardless of what we have talking about, there have been seven years of gridlock on capitol hill. anyone on either size that tries to fix it as you mentioned is going to be part of the problem. >> anger fueling the come pains of bernie sanders and donald trump. is washington unficationable. it may well be unfixable. one of the sad truths about american history and world history is sometimes it takes a great crisis to achieve positive change. it took the great depression of the 1930s to get things like social security that we consider so basic today or regulation of the stockmarkets. it may well take another grail crisis to kind of transcend this politics of gridlock and move us into a new era. >>, in many ways was the strongest part of obama's
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speech, suggesting, you know, we need to move beyond. we can't be refighting the cold war in cuba, including to the fossil fuel economy, going back to an earlier america when we werevillefying people because of their race or religion. today, we are talking so sadly about keeping muslims out of the united states. years ago, it was keeping catholics out or keeping jews out. and finally, he suggested there has to be a better way of dealing with the world other always trying to rely on death and violence, destruction, carpet bombing, as he pointed out. >> this was an fraern american making sure we do not keep muslims out. defined by his race. he was hamstrung by race. what is the legacy of the president going to be, president obama going to be or, i guess, en more correctly as the first african-american president. what will his legacy be when it comes to the issue of race.
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>> it's going to be a mixed legacy. perhaps the most important aspect of his legacy is the very fact of electing an african-american president decades before the pundits had predeathed that was possible. the president of the all of the people, not the president of african-americans but in his second term, he has made race much more of an issue proposing reforms like justice reform that are important speaking out about police violence against african-americans. the most important thing for african-americans is the affordable care act. let's not for get, african-americans are much less likely to have health insurance and good healthcare than white americans and it is the affordable care act perhaps that
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has changed the lives of more african-americans than anything else that barak obama has done. >> mr. lichman, thanks for being with us. >> obama did hail improving relations with cuba in his speech but many are still trying to leave the island. the first group of cuban my grants stranded are a step cl e closer to the united states. 180 cubans boarded a flight to elsalvado tuesday. part of a program that will bring them to the u.s. roxannena says the cuban committee is getting ready for their rival. >> these cubebans who live in miami have come out here to this property to donate shoes and clothes for more cuban migrants expected to arrive in coming days. some will be live in this home if it's ready. >> lisa valdez hopes to convert this to a temporary shelter for up to 200 cuban migrants.
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they would be among the thousands that could some arrive in the miami area after being stranded in costa rica since november. she says groups like her nonprofit agency need more help from the local or federal government to resettle the migrants once they get here. >> what kind of help are you getting so far from the city or the county or the state? >> i don't receive any help. the only help we receive is from the community. >> we will hear from two local government officials one says miami-dade county is ready for an influx new cuban migrants. the other says he is worried about what he calls a crisis. roxanne in a seberry, al jazeera, miami. >> when we come back, oil prices on the rise after living below $30 a barely this week. >> why lower prices could hurt economies across the globe for years to come. >> paying it forward. we will tell you how one san francisco school district is investing in its teachers.
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that final state of the union address. accomplishments and an admission he has not done enough to bring democrats and republicans together. he talked about a revived auto industry, low unemployment and new jobs and called for an end to partisan politics. >> at least 14 people are dead in pakistan after a suicide bomber struck a polio vaccination center. 12 were police. dozens were injured. it happened before vaccination teams were to be dispatched. >> the pentagon praising the timely release of the 10 u.s. sailors taken into custody. handed over this morning after spending the night on farsi island. iran accused their boats of trespassing but the pentagon said one boat had a mechanical failure. live from washington, d.c. ross cylinder t seems that defense secretary ash carter was very careful in his use of language. >> he was very careful in his use of language. in fact, pretty much everyone in
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the obama administration has been very careful talking about this situation since it first developed about noon on tuesday, east coast time when the word was made official that the 10 u.s. sailors had been transferred from iranian custody back to u.s. custody. i am quoting here. i want to personally thank secretary of state john kerry for his diplomat i can engagement iran top ensure our sailors' swift return. the u.s. navy provides resistance to foreign sailors in distress and we appreciate the timely way in which this situation was resolved. in fact, on tuesday, after it became clear, del, that the secretary of state, john kerry, had spoken with iranian foreign minister mohammed zarif that there would be what the administration was calling a
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prompt release of these 10 sailors even though there had been some language from the iranian military suggesting they were at farsi island with nefarious intentions, the obama administration's intention was, no, this was an unintentional mishap. something went wrong with one of the two referring patrol boats which they were using to go from kuwait south to bahrain, home to the 5th fleet of the u.s. navy and they felt that they could resolve this situation by engaging in any political rhetoric, inflammatory rhetoric and they felt the outreach conducted by the secretary of state could resolve this situation sooner rather than later. >> a lot of sabre rattling on both sides among hard liners,
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the detention, the holding of the sailors coming at a delicate home as that numerclear deal wa about to be put in plates. could there be political reprecushions for iran? >> there could be political reprecushions for iran and certainly but what some analysts have suggested, del, is that the detention of these 10 sailors on tuesday may have been an effort by the igrc -- sorry the irgc in iranian revolutionary guard could have been done to bail show the ongoing displeasure against some in the military appear rat's with this nuclear sdarmentament dedisarmamentamen it will cuts iran's global influence. the political wing seems to have won out. let's not provoke the u.s. if we
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don't have to. >> ros, thank you very much. a lot of eyes are on china's economy today. the chinese markets have been selling off for weeks over worries the economy there is slowing. those fears are also impacting worldwide oil prices. prices are pointing up right now after hitting near record lows on tuesday. the price briefly dropped below $30 a barely for the first time since 2003. oil is down 17% so far this year and there are implications, arizona patricia sabga is here with that. patty, have we hit the bottom first of all, on oil prices? >> a lot of analysts don't think so. it seems to be that there is a race among analysts to see who can call oil at the lowest. we have seen some estimates as low as 16 a$1,610 a barely. >> what is driving fuel prices?
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>> the chinese slowdown. the fear is china's economy is he slowing down much more than expected, especially because of the bungled response from beijing authorities. they seem to have lost the plot. they don't know how to handle it. it seems to be this chaotic response that they have and that has triggered fears around the market: how bad is it really there? >> one reason but of course the overwhelming reason is because there is just a global glut of oil and everybody is continuing to pump at a breakneck speed. >> part of that is because of the success of the shale industry here in the united states. but what are the oil prices being so low mean for that industry here? >> it's very bad news for the shale oil industry of course because their production costs are higher than, say, audz e arabias and opecs. we have rivalry within 0 pay check between saudi arabia and iran and over here, shale oil produce producers. those here in the united states have taken debt to fund their operations but they took it out when debt -- when basically times were good, when oil prices
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were much higher and, so, there was a report that came out this week that said that up to a third of shale oil fraccers could go bankrupt before the end of the year. >> investors have some exposures. it was interesting to hear the president in the state of the union last night as he was touting the row best of bust economy make a nod to gas that's less than $2 in a sort of a way that was congratulatory, the truth is that it portends possible negatives. right? who doesn't like to fill up their tank for less? that has a positive knock on the disney it freeze up for more money to spend elsewhere and can boost consumer spending. there is a big concern right now and economists are being vocal about it. they tend to see glass half full. wall street economists are warning there are these deflationary pressures, seeing prices that are under pressure. a lot of that is because of
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falling comoot oddity prices. trace that back to china. and that is a very, very bad situation less oil will be needed. these are how these deflationary pressures get into the united states. they get in to the commodities channel because of lower commodity prices but also through imports. for example, the chinese ease currency low. >> spurs their exports and that makes their exports cheaper to buy here that also lowers the prices of goods here. >> yeah. >> so then, the pig question is, these price pressures there, concern for the federal reserve. they are a big concern for wall street. >> patricia sabga, thank you for helping us with the complexity of this issue. appreciate it. stephanie, to echo what patty just said, royal analyst robert bryce telling me earlier on "your world this morning" en though you may be happy about those low prices at the pump, it's really not too good for the united states economy. >> there is a downside to this and that's the slowdown in
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overall economic activity here in the u.s. did was just a couple of years ago that the perdue economist said the shale revolution added about three percentage points to u.s. gd so now, as we see the stall really in oil and gas production and this collapse in pricing, then it's meaning job losses. i am in texas in the first half of last year, in texas alone, there were 50,000 jobs lost in the oil and gas sector, global live roughly a quarter million jobs lost equal to two members of opec, ecuador and kuwait. these american producers for all of the technical marvel that they have brought and genius to producing more oil are going to get hurt very badly.
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>> historically, oil prices have had a negative impact on the global economy as well because too much oil was in circulation, not too mulittle. >> members of the national guard are deployed this morning in flint, michigan to help with that city's water crisis. the state's governor has ordered them to help hand out water bottles and filters. authorities have been struggle to go get supplies to residents as they deal with lead condition detroit's mayor is mrjing to improve conditions as teachers walk out for a fourth day straight. the mayor called the conditions heartbreaking. at least five schools will be closed as part of the organized sick-out. teachers are upset over salaries and complain the conditions of school buildings are deplorable. >> new details as to what teachers are doing trying to make ends meet. the national center for education statisticsics saying 16% of teachers across the united states are now taking on a second job. >> rate is highest in north carolina where nearly one in four have to get income outside
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of the classroom. teachers say the money they make is just not keeping up with the cost of living and, in san francisco, in the bay area, the rent is soaring, and that is a challenge for educators to find affordable housing. lisa barnard looking into one program helping teachers find homes. >> did you know... >> donna mckinnon is a passionate teachers with an engaged first glad class but where rents are sky high and teachers' salaries are not, it's a challenge to attract and keep teachers like her. >> how was your day, love? >> good. >> but mckinnon and her husband say they are here to stay thanks to the santa clara school district. 14 years ago, the school district built the casa de del maestro, a 70 unit housing complex with below-market rents for teachers like mckinnon. >> it shows that they recognize the financial difficulty maybe that's particular to these kinds of areas that have got an
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inequality between salaries. >> according to the california teachers' association, teachers in santa clara make between 55 and $99,000 a year. the median sales price for a home here $970,000. market rate for a two-bedroom rental here is $2,700. >> other school districts across the country are looking to either build units like these or come up with other ways for teachers to be able to afford to live in the communities they work in. >> about 40 miles north, in oakland, there is a roughly one acre lot that the school board is considering for a possible teacher housing complex. board of education member jodi london says the city should give teachers some sort of assistance. >> help them purchase a home, set up a revolving loan fund where they can purchase something. i think that's a great solution. >> some say subsidizing housing is not the right solution. the president of the oakland teachers' union questions the
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practicality of school district housing. >> whether school districts really should become landlords and developers and that is kind of a scary proposition. we have a lot on our plate already. >> donna mckinnon says creative solutions to retain teachers are critical for the sake of the children they teach. >> sometimes a teacher is the one thing that is a consistent in their lives t that's important that those connections are kept. >> just look at this. mckinnon says she can connect with her students more deeply with more focus and energy thanks for the location of her apartment. her formerly hour-long commute is now five minutes from casa del maestro. lisa barnard, al jazeera, santa clara, california. >> the nfl heads back to los angeles. >> the person from california, the rams making a huge move. they might not be the only team
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headed to the city of angles. >> getting in on powerball. hours left to go before the numbers are called for the world's biggest single jackpot ever. the only way to get better is to challenge yourself,
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and that's what we're doing at xfinity.
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we are challenging ourselves to improve every aspect of your experience. and this includes our commitment to being on time. every time. that's why if we're ever late for an appointment, we'll credit your account $20. it's our promise to you. we're doing everything we can to give you the best experience possible. because we should fit into your life. not the other way around. baseball is mourning a hall of famer this morning, monte irving has died at the age of 96. he was one of the first black players in the major league. he played most of his career in the negro leagues before baseball's color barrier was shattered. he became a major league executive. he was voted into the hall of fame in 1973 the first year it
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was open to negro league stars. >> for the first time in more than 20s years, football is going back to l a.l.a. 's gain could be a page loss for st. louis. john henry smith has the story. >> reporter: celebration in los angeles. >> thank you, god. >> devastation in st. louis. after deliberation in houston, 30 of 32 n.f.l. owners voutd to lou stan crock topic move the rams back to los angelested to lou stan crock topic move the rams back to los angeles after the team left for missouri. >> a great wrong perpetrated 21 years ago has now been righted. they called it the right way to return proceed football to the la market.
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>> absolutely the greatest plan that has ever been conceived in sports as far as how to put the show on. that's what los angeles deserved. it came as a slap in the face, after city leaders mrejdz $150 million to a replace the 21-year-old edward jones dome. n.f.l. commissioner roger goodell called that stadium and the proposal to replace it inadequate. >> we gave them a stadium. we was willing to give them a new stadium right here, a wonderful stadium to play in. i think they just let us down. >> i understand the emotional side. i have a responsibility, also, to take care of the organization. to have a first class facility. as part of the agreement, the san diego chargers have a year to move to the new stadium as well if the chargers decide to stay where they are, the right to move to la then goes to the oakland's raiders.
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>> the excitement we feel about the right to return the rams to la is a disappointment we went able to get it done for our fans in st. louis, san diego and oakland. >> commissioner goodell did announce tuesday that it would continue $100 million for new stadiums in both oakland and san diego. with their teams to keep them in town. >> when the rams move to st. louis one of the first teams to charge their fans a flat fee for season tickets. they are moving. are those fans going to gets money back? >> good question. perral seat lysisism not sure anybody knows if those license payments are recoupable in any way. i want point out that there is written contractual language that states that psl holder has a right to buy season tickets for all future seasons. it does not say all future seasons while the team is in st.
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louis. it makes you wonder if there are going to be legal claims based odd that. >> i don't think they are move to go l a. todd henry smith, thank you. the number 2 at sooker's governing body, fifa has been shown the door, fired from his job as secretary general effective immediately. valke is under investigation for misconduct. he worked alongside fifa's suspended president, s. blatter. >> the powerball is 1 and a h$1 half billion dollars. >> that's the biggest single lot rejackpot in world history with a lump sum payout of $939 million. >> there are 14 hours left for you to buy your ticket. plenty of people standing in line, spelling their hard-earned money to do so trying to get rich quick. al jazeera's andes rosgen, millions buying the tickets. where does the money go? >> as we see people lining up
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here the head of powerball told us about $900 million has been raised in this latest powerball cycle for cap tal improvements or education. here is a shock: it's not what's motivating the players. the one store in all of chicago king of lot rewinnings is this one on the south side. at this gas station, the store has developed out five wins of $20,000 or month over the last five years. more than any other store. and no one knows why. >> lucky from here. they actually sell more in lot retickets here than in gas. some critics are concerned that people are so intox by this
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incredible number, over a billion dollars that they are spending more than they could afford on lot retickets particularly in this neighborhood. >> everybody has got his budget. they play according to budget. we never force nobody. >> we ask the executive districtor of powerball if the lot reis doing enough to emphasize the terrible odds of winning. he told us it's a very inexpensive form of entertainment that gives people a chance to dream for a couple of days an that the lot retakes seriously the responsibility to tell people not to spend too much. we didn't find a sing person here who felt pr-erb to understand. >> this is like their super bowl. >> i don't go overboard. i don't do the 100 tickets. >> each state decides on its own how it will spend proceeds, often be going to education. texas has seen $70 million generated for education just since the currents powerball cycle began in november. here, the dreaming goes on.
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maybe it someplace for my 84-year-old mom, student loans. remember a house. astron omcally bad are your claningsz of winning, it's like flipping a cardhances of winnin flipping a card. like putting the names of every single person in this country into a big jar and pulling out del walters as the winning name. >> my human brain just ignores everything you just said and continues to want to hope, which is why the whole lot resystem works and raidses so much money. you talked to an economist.
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ernie goss of creighton university in nebraska told us yesterday he calls this a regressive tax on the poor and the people shouldn't be dreaming about winning the lot rethey will never win but rather about b better education and career history. one quick note. the clerk here just told us that one person did come in here on the last turnover of the powerball and bought 300 tickets on his own and obviously out 300 bucks. it's just a matter of knowing when to say when, stephanie. >> that's it, andy. yes or no? did you buy a ticket? >> i am going to. you know, they allegation ask that you buy in cash, i guess, at these places. i never have cash on me. when we are done here, i am going to buy one ticket because one is as good as a thousand, they say. >> keep flip that coin action andes rosden, live in chicago. thank you. >> we come back, we are going to talk about a potential fix to a major problem with those hover boards. >> how researchers may be able to keep them from catching on fire.
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there is a development with that big proper problem concerning hover boards. a new battery could solve the problem. al jazeera has more. >> reporter: researchers at stanford university say they might have the solution for a dangerous problem, hover boards that catch on fire. video online so the self balancing scooter going up in flames. officials say it's likely due to the product's battery which
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sometimes over hooets in charging. risk of them catching fire becomes higher and hire. >> so the group at stanford has come up with a new lithium ion battery that shuts down before overhe overheating. >> had a we have developed here is a thermally responsive polymer basically if the battery over hooets t will shut off. >> a much needed fix for a product that's been linked to nearly 2 dozen fires. the consumer products safety commission says it's investigating at least 22 hover board fires across the country including inside homes. >> i started to see some sparks and i yelled. he was running in the room. we just heard a loud bang and pieces flew like a bomb. then it just went up in flames. >> some online retailers have pulled the boards from their sites while several airlines and colleges have banned them all together. fire officials have warned owners to only charge the device
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outside. do the charge them inside the house until somebody knows what the problem is and they can rectify that problem. >> hover board users will have to wait before stanford's technology commercializes. the team says it's not sure when these new batteries will hit the market. al jazeera. >> or when i will be able to ride it without breaking my neck. >> that will be never. >> spacex planning another rocket launch and hopefully landing. >> will the third time be a charm? t the company hopes to bring the rocket back for a soft touchdown. it has to do it on an unmanned ship. spacex has attempted it twice before. last month, they were able to land the rocket successfully on land of that is like landing on a postage stamp from the sky. >> that's it for us here in new york. i am stephanie cy . >> i am del walters. in two minutes from our newsroom in doha, the return of the 10 u.s. sailors the pentagon looking at why the boat strayed off course in the first place.
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>> back tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. iran releases 10 u.s. sailors who were detained accusing them of straying into its waters. pell low, again, welcome to al jazeera. we're live from doha. i'm martin dennis. also to come on the program, police raised in turkey where the government's confirmed one arrest in connection with tuesday's bombing in istanbul. an explosion outside a polio vaccination center kills at least 14 in pakistan. we'll take you to the motor city, the detroit auto show unjails the cars of the future.

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